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Jennifer Rivers, Ph.D.
Director of Psychology, Associate Professor of Psychology
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B.A.Purdue University Calumet
M.A.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Ph.D.Saint Louis University


Dr. Rivers is an experimental social psychologist with research interests in basic processes related to self-concept change, social influence (e.g., cognitive dissonance, and reactions to feedback about the self), and prejudice. She has worked for the School of Public Health at Saint Louis University conducting research on public response to emergency health directives related to bioterrorism events. Dr. Rivers teaches courses in research methods, statistics for the behavioral sciences, general psychology, and social psychology. She is also advisor to the Psychology Club.